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SPECIAL   NOTICES:

In your prayers please remember:  all those who are sick or shut-in among us.

 

Please Note: Tickets purchased via Harris Jewelers and Burford Bakery are CASH ONLY.  To purchase tickets via credit card call, toll free, 1-855-726-8896

Alzheimer’s Society Coffee Hour: BUC will have a donation jar available during social time after services, to run for Advent, 2 December, to end of December.

 

Secret Friends Potluck Dinner, Reveal, & New Members: Tuesday, 20 November, at 6 p.m. at the home of Susan Riach, 519-449-2595. Everyone is invited to participate in this ministry of caring and sharing, sponsored by Family Life & Outreach.

 

Annual Pot Luck Food Grains Fundraiser: Sunday, 2 December, at 5 p.m., at the home of Karen & Art Tobey, 519-449-5752. To support the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Chili, salad, buns, tea, coffee, and hot apple cider will be provided. Please bring a salad or dessert or whatever you like to share. All are welcome. Thank you for supporting this very worthy cause.

 

NOTICE: if anyone wishes to subscribe to quarterly editions of Our Daily Bread, please contact Rev. Cathy or the office.

 

Senior’s Christmas Basket Project: please bring your little gifts for our Christmas basket project. Tea, cookies, small personal items like socks, toiletries. We’ll wrap up after service, 25 November.

 

“Light Up The Night” Traveling Hymn-fest: Sunday, 25 November, from 7 to 9 p.m., beginning at Holy Trinity Anglican, then to Burford United, and then to Blessed Sacrament RC. Churches lighting up Burford in celebration of Advent. All are welcome! For more information contact Burford United.

 

Covenanting Service: Sunday, 18 November, for Christine Hossack, at Old Windham United Church. All are welcome!

 

Advent Study “Sing Again The Christmas Story”: four Friday mornings, 30 November  to 21 December, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at BUC. Come join us as we explore the Christmas story through scripture, song, art and prayer. Please speak to Rev. Cathy Dilts for more information.

 

Memorial Poinsettias will be placed in the church to celebrate Advent season. In order to fund this project we invite anyone who wishes to remember a loved one at this time of year to consider giving a monetary donation. You may give your donation, along with the name(s) of your loved one(s), to June Piggott by November 25. Thank you for your support.

 

Need A Small Gift? The church has note cards for sale, featuring the creation “Tree of Life” by Feika Vermeulen. Cards are 4 for $5. See Karen Innes after service.

Door Greeters and Sextons needed for 2019: Sign-up sheet for Sextons is on the bulletin board by the back door. Door greeter sign-up sheets will be on table by side doors.

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ONGOING EVENTS

Euchre:  16 November, sponsor: Rebekahs.  Doors open at 7:00 pm.  Euchre at 7:30 pm.  Cost is $3.00.

Pastoral Care:  Next meeting: Friday, 7 November, 2018, 10 a.m., at the church. Clergy and Pastoral Care visitors no longer have access to the patient list at BGH. Please let Rev. Cathy or one of the Pastoral Care team members know if there is anyone in hospital from the congregation or the community that should have a visit, as well as those who are home-bound or in need of some spiritual support.

Senior Exercise Program: Runs twice a week, Tues. and Thurs., from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Come join us!

 

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